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The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority is one of the 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. It has jurisdiction over watersheds of all streams draining into the Thames River from Delaware to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary includes the watersheds of streams draining into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east, to the Two Creeks watershed in the west. Total area 3,275 square kilometres (1,264 square miles) and is home to 99,401 people. There are 10 member municipalities.

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Flood Warning – Erie Shore Drive – Oct 22, 2019 – 4:30 PM

Highlights: • There is currently flooding along Erie Shore Drive in Chatham-Kent. • Erie Shore Drive remains closed to traffic. Please avoid the area if possible. • Current forecasts suggest flooding could get worse and continue through into Thursday morning. […]
“Book your class field trip – fall experiential learning activities”  Unique Blending of Western Science & First Nations Traditional Ecological Knowledge Programs at Longwoods Road Conservation Area / Ska-Nah-Doht Village

“Book your class field trip – fall experiential learning activities” Unique Blending of Western Science & First Nations Traditional Ecological Knowledge Programs at Longwoods Road Conservation Area / Ska-Nah-Doht Village

Mount Brydges – ‘Step into Nature’ and book your class for unique blending of Western Science and First Nations Traditional Ecological Knowledge outdoor programs at Longwoods Road Conservation Area and the Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum.  Hear the autumn calls of […]
Call to Artists!

Call to Artists!

Are you an artist within Elgin-St. Thomas? Do you make sculpture? This might be the opportunity for you! We invite you to create a permanent monument at our E.M. Warwick Conservation Area. The theme is “Beautiful Lake Erie”. $1,000 will […]